Challenging Plays in the 60s

The RHS Dramatic Society in the 1960s didn’t shy away from mounting challenging productions. From Harold Pinter’s “The Dumb Waiter” in 1963, Othello in 1964, Anouilh’s Becket in 1966, “The Physicists” by Friedrich Durrenmatt to a production of the considerably racy “One More River” by Beverly Cross around 1969. The RHS Dramatic Society had no […]

Portuguese Revolution Connection

Joao Da Ponte who was in my year has apparently passed away. I have only just discovered how important a figure his father Bruno was, this obit is where I learned that Joao had died – https://www.counterfire.org/articles/opinion/20064-obituary-bruno-da-ponte-1932-2018  Joao and I went to see Status Quo in about 1972 at the Empire theatre, walked home to […]